Team GB’s Winter Olympics medal hopes take a hit as skier Izzy Atkin breaks her pelvis whereas competing within the United States, simply two months before the Games start in Beijing
- Izzy Atkin is ‘retaining hope alive’ that she is going to have the ability to compete in Beijing
- She suffered the damage competing at a Dew Tour occasion in Colorado
- Atkin received bronze in slopestyle on the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang
British prospects on the Winter Olympics have sustained a main hit after 2018 bronze medallist Izzy Atkin broke her pelvis competing within the US.
With lower than seven weeks till the Games begin in Beijing, the skier, who was thought of Britain’s prime medal hope, suffered the damage at a Dew Tour occasion in Colorado.
In a submit on social media, she wrote: ‘Didn’t assume I’d be again in a hospital mattress so quickly however I assume that’s simply the way it goes typically.
British prospects on the Winter Olympics have sustained a main hit after 2018 bronze medallist Izzy Atkin broke her pelvis
‘I managed to cap off a enjoyable week of snowboarding with a damaged pelvis.
‘There’s a lengthy and painful restoration forward however I’m already up and strolling (with an previous girl walker) and retaining hope alive for the Olympics in February.’
Atkins’ slopestyle bronze in Pyeongchang in 2018 was Britain’s first snowboarding medal at a Winter Olympics.